George Mikes

George Mikes

was a Hungarian-born British author best known for his humorous commentaries on various countries.
Bargaining is a repulsive habit; compromise is one of the highest human virtues - the difference between the two being that the first is practised on the Continent, the latter in Great Britain. /habit/ George Mikes quotes

Quotes of the month

Anatoly Yurkin On the field of play without the result of a hot wind that stirs superstition is the weed with a shared root system of dogmatism. [01/28/2019 12:01:59] More


Anatoly Yurkin Fear of fear remains a burning feeling for those who continue to fall into the abyss of infallibility. [01/26/2019 04:01:29] More


Aleksandr Avanov Οίδα με ουδεν είδεναί [01/25/2019 03:01:01] More


Eugeny Antonuk Some dreams are not the business, but there are no business without dreams and without hopes. [02/02/2019 02:02:14] More


Anatoly Yurkin The absolute is a being without borders. [01/23/2019 05:01:11] More